Questions tagged: fruit

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lei
Answer: Dear Lei, Do you know which species of fig tree you have planted? Perhaps the fig tree that you have planted needs a pollinator for it to bear fru...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: fruit, fig tree
Answered: 02:24PM, 12 May 2010
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tania
Answer: Dear Tania, If you need to contain your tree, experts suggest that you cut the main trunk at 1 m, allow five to seven main limbs to grow and cut th...
Answered: 03:02PM, 13 May 2010
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Trevor
Answer: Dear Trevor, Kalamata is a grated olive so one would think you would be sure of the tree producing fruit in a shorter period of time. The trees a...
Answered: 02:32PM, 14 May 2010
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paul
Answer: Dear Paul, I have read that this variety of blueberry will perform better if planted with another variety for cross-pollination. Perhaps you could...
Answered: 10:12AM, 17 May 2010
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Joe
Answer: Dear Joe, I can appreciate how frustrating it is to have 2 healthy passionfruit vines, full of flowers and yet not setting fruit. You certainly ha...
Answered: 03:09PM, 21 May 2010
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Kim
Answer: Dear Kim, I would wait till Spring now before feeding your olive trees. We would suggest a well balanced fertiliser such as Dynamic Lifter Advance...
Answered: 01:34PM, 07 Jun 2010
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Chris
Answer: Dear Chris, The reference book I have found called The Complete Book of Fruit Growing in Australia by Louis Glowinski gives details information on ...
Answered: 12:01PM, 16 Jun 2010
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Deborah
Answer: Dear Deborah, It is possible to grow lychee from seed, but it will take many years for the plant to reach a stage where it is producing fruit. Alm...
Answered: 12:46PM, 16 Jun 2010
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Carl
Answer: Dear Carl, I don’t think your peach is a ‘dud’ and I am sure with a little investigation, you will be able to find out why your p...
Answered: 09:08AM, 25 Jun 2010
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Jess
Answer: Dear Jess, Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food is an excellent choice of fertiliser for your mulberry tree. As well having the necessary nutrients t...
Answered: 09:13AM, 02 Jul 2010
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Les.
Answer: Dear Les, There is definitely a technique in the way you prune grape vines in order to ensure fruiting the following year. The best thing I can do...
Answered: 09:07AM, 14 Jul 2010
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Bob
Answer: Dear Sean, Unless you are in a zone in Australia where the temperatures are warm, it would be best to wait till spring before growing your tomatoes...
Answered: 09:57AM, 14 Jul 2010
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Jen
Answer: Dear Jen, Actinidia deliciosa is the botanical name for the Kiwi Fruit. The Kiwi fruit is not bisexual. You will need a male and a female plant i...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: fruit, kiwi fruit
Answered: 09:41AM, 04 Aug 2010
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Yolanda
Answer: Dear Yolanda, I am assuming that this is last seasons crop of grapes that you are referring to as the vine would be presently in its dormant stage....
Answered: 11:51AM, 05 Aug 2010
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John
Answer: Dear John, This product is not a Yates product. The product that Yates have for the control of fruit fly is called Nature’s Way Fruit Fly Co...
Answered: 12:44PM, 10 Aug 2010
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Jan
Answer: Dear Jan, It appears that you are doing all the right things to make your passionfruit vines healthy, it is just a pity one isn’t performing ...
Answered: 12:24PM, 12 Aug 2010
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Judith
Answer: Dear Judith, Certainly you should remove those grass clippings around the base of the mango tree. Grass clipping should be allowed to rot down and...
Answered: 03:00PM, 13 Aug 2010
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Virginia
Answer: Dear Virginia, Yes you can prune your Paw Paw tree to a reasonable height to where you can harvest the fruit. It will produce new branches from be...
Answered: 08:18AM, 19 Aug 2010
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PETER
Answer: Dear Peter, From your description there could a number of reasons why your pawpaw tree is looking so poorly. If the nutrient level of the plant is ...
Answered: 01:12PM, 25 Aug 2010
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Amanda
Answer: Dear Amanda, How disappointing to grow a crop and not be able to harvest edible fruit. If you need to prune your passionfruit, early spring is the...
Answered: 01:44PM, 20 Sep 2010
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Wendy
Answer: Dear Wendy, To prevent leaf curl on stone fruit, copper oxlychloride (Yates Leaf Curl Copper Spray is sprayed at bud swell. If the tree has alread...
Answered: 03:40PM, 15 Oct 2010
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Dianne
Answer: Dear Dianne, Gum oozing from fruit usually signifies fruit fly damage. There is another pest called oriental fruit moth that will attack stonefrui...
Answered: 03:02PM, 29 Oct 2010
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Isabelle
Answer: Dear Isabelle, Have you had a look to see if the vine is being attacked by mites or mealybugs. If so you can spray with Nature’w Way Insect &...
Answered: 03:36PM, 03 Nov 2010
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Con
Answer: Dear Con, The time to spray for leaf curl on stone fruit is at bud swell using a fungicide such as Fungus Fighter. It can be sprayed again at one ...
Answered: 04:00PM, 11 Nov 2010
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Lisa
Answer: Dear Lisa, It is now too late to spray your peach tree for leaf curl with Leaf Curl Copper Spray The time to spray is at bud swell. It is critica...
Answered: 12:55PM, 18 Nov 2010
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Karen
Answer: Dear Karen, Once the tree comes into foliage it is too late to spray for shot hole. The copper oxychloride sprayed at bud swell should have been e...
Answered: 02:43PM, 25 Nov 2010
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Sue
Answer: Dear Sue, Could the flies that you are seeing be fruit fly? Fruit fly does attack avocado trees. This fly is about 7mm long and is reddish brown ...
Answered: 04:12PM, 29 Nov 2010
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Greg
Answer: Dear Greg, Unfortunately it is too late now to save your crop. While the tree is in its dormant stage copper oxychloride (Yates Leaf Curl Copper Fu...
Answered: 03:20PM, 02 Dec 2010
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Kay
Answer: Dear Kay, I agree, it is disappointing to grow strawberries and not be able to eat them as they are tasteless. I am presuming you planted the stra...
Answered: 03:00PM, 10 Dec 2010